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Wed
29
Mar

Storms Bring Damaging Wind The DeSoto Parish School and Power Outages to DeSoto

On Friday, March 24, tornado warnings were issued in East Texas and Northwest Louisiana, including DeSoto Parish, that carried over into the wee morning hours of March 25. Power lines were knocked down, with a utility pole on Texas Street in Mansfield toppling over. Trees were downed and metal roofs were pealed back like sardine cans in Carmel. Pictured is a tree that blew over on Binning Road.

 

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Wed
29
Mar

DeSoto Parish Schools Recognizes Elite Scholars

The DeSoto Parish School System has announced, and recognized, its 2017 cohort of Elite Scholars. The group of seniors, from across the parish, have demonstrated academic prowess throughout their high school career in areas such as Grade Point Average (GPA), American College Test (ACT), and Advanced Placement (AP) courses. In order to qualify as an “Elite Scholar” a student must earn a designated amount of points in the above areas

 

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Wed
29
Mar

Mansfield Police Chief Gary Hobbs Among LEOs Honored at State Inaugural “Beyond the Badge” Event

When law enforcement officers violate their oaths and the public trust, it ends up in the news. But what about the much more common scenario - when officers perform acts of kindness that go way beyond what they are professionally required to do?

To recognize those kindnesses by so many law enforcement officers in Louisiana, Baton Rouge resident Linda Hull created a non-profit organization, Beyond the Badge, Inc.

 

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Wed
22
Mar

Stanley High School Makes History with First LA DOE "A" Status Ranking

When the Louisiana Department of Education released the latest round of school performance scores (SPS) and corresponding letter grades this last Fall, good news came to a Southwest DeSoto Parish community. With the release, Stanley High School earned an “A” rating; this was the first in the history of the school. After several years of improvement, the Stanley school community had finally earned its “A” with a score of 103.9.

 

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Wed
22
Mar

DeSoto COA Board Dedicates Senior Center in Memory of Thermon and Michael Cobb

DeSoto Council on Aging Board of Directors met at its regular scheduled meeting on March 16, 2017 and dedicated the Mansfield Senior Center in memory of Thermon and Michael Cobb after a generous donation was made to DeSoto Council on Aging.

 

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Wed
22
Mar

DeSoto Relay for Life Announces Date and Location

On Saturday, May 27, DeSoto Parish residents and guests from all across our area will join together once again as they raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society with the Parish’s Relay for Life. This year’s event will center around and inside the Clista A. Calhoun Center in Mansfield from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM. As in years past, vendors will be selling food, various snacks, beverages and related merchandise with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society.

 

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Wed
15
Mar

DeSoto Parish Names District Teachers of the Year

The DeSoto Parish School System has named its District Teachers of the Year. These three teachers, representing elementary, middle, and high school, were selected from among their peers to be the system’s teaching ambassadors. Each school in the system nominates a teacher to be considered for the district Teacher of the Year honor. Characteristics such as success in the discipline, commitment to the profession, student outcomes, and displays of public service are all considerations when selection committee reviewed applications.

 

“These teachers represent the deliberate work taking place in classrooms throughout DeSoto Parish,” said Dr. Cade Brumley, Superintendent. “I’ve personally visited each of their classrooms and can vouch for the manner in which they effectively engage students in the learning process, build relationships, and achieve desired student results.”

 

Wed
15
Mar

DPSB Honors State Championship Wrestler, Chase Bates; Approves 2017-18 School Calendar

At the March 7 meeting of the DeSoto Parish School Board, North DeSoto High School athlete Chase Bates was honored, with family, friends and NDHS staff there to support him as he was recognized. Chase is the first Louisiana State Wrestling Champ in North DeSoto history. The wrestling team as a whole concluded a successful season with the District 1-4A Title, a 3rd Place at Regionals; a 5th Place finish at Lone Survivor, a 2nd Place finish in the Ark-La-Tex Duals and a 3rd Place finish at Riot on the Red. Chase himself is credited with 67 pins and 100 wins for the year. The team has only been competing for about two years under the instruction of Coach Caleb Guidry, who stated that interest in their wrestling program has really increased with student participation as well as developing a fan base with Griffin supporters.

Wed
15
Mar

Sheriff Arbuckle Presents Awards to Reserve and Auxiliary Deputies

Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle has reported that the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office has awarded Hilbert and Mary Dal-Santo with the Reserve and Auxiliary 2016 2nd half recognition award. Mr. and Mrs. Dal-Santo are part of the volunteer Auxiliary unit. They have both acted as a staple in the unit and regularly go out on patrols checking on elderly and the community.

Arbuckle stated, “We appreciate the work Mr. and Mrs. Dal-Santo have done for the local communities and Sheriff’s Office. We are proud to be able to present this award in recognition for their selfless acts.”

 

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Wed
08
Mar

DeSoto Parish Schools Social Worker Named Best in Louisiana

Louisiana’s Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers has named Worlita Williams as the State’s School Social Worker of the Year. Each year, the organization selects one of its members for the honor based on their commitment to the highest professional standards, creative leadership in the field, and service to community. Williams, a social worker within the DeSoto Parish School System, is well respected both within and outside the school district for her excellence in those areas.

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